UN Admin Jobs – Programme Assistant at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme Assistant
Organization: United Nations
Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Job ID: 5896
Grade Level: G-5
Reports to: Programme
About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for
delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and
every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities
for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA
started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from
complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller
and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.
Key Duties and
The incumbent will provide administrative and
secretarial support to the sub-Office.
Facilitate incoming missions from Kampala or
Update and maintain filing system for UNFPA
supported projects in accordance with established classification system.
Draft correspondences on programme related
issues in consultation with programme officers.
Facilitate logistic support and security related
The incumbent will maintain Petty Cash for
Initiate project needs assessment in
consultation with programme specialists.
Provide overall management of sub-office
Offer support to the sub-office by coordinating
and monitoring relevant business processes and procedures and activities,
paying attention to detail and adhering to deadlines.
Effectively provide general research support
from records, reports and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports on programme and
project activities.
Prepare and maintains records documents and
control plans for the monitoring of project/programme implementation.
Keep the sub-office informed by providing
relevant information, reports or status updates.
Organize meetings; initiate and coordinates
preparation of agenda and necessary documentation for meetings as well as workshops
and conferences.
Act as Secretary to internal meetings.
Draft routine correspondences.
Perform other support duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA
Programme Assistant job opportunity should hold a University Degree or
At least five years of relevant experience in an
international organization.
Proficiency in the use of all relevant computer
software applications.
Fluency in English.
Personal Competencies:
Functional Competencies:
Providing logistical support
Managing data
Managing documents, correspondence and reports
Managing information and work flow
Planning, organizing and multitasking
Supporting financial data analysis
Core Competencies:
Values: Integrity/Commitment
to mandate, Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning, Valuing diversity.
Managing Relationships:
Working in teams, Communicating information and ideas, Conflict and
Working with people:
Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management.
N.B: There is no
application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.
UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and
does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations
Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click
on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the
job details.
Deadline: 26th
October, 2016
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